Blog Cabin 2011: Homebuilding in Mathews County

Homebuilding in Mathews County, the location of Blog Cabin 2011, tells a story of shipbuilding, shipwrights-turned-homebuilders, locally sourced materials and changes in construction methods precipitated by the Industrial Revolution.

By: Lori Dolnick

©Inn at Tabbs Creek. Photo courtesy Lori Dusenberry

©Tompkins Cabin. Photo courtesy Sara E. Lewis

©Little Celey. Photo courtesy A2RCI